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told the country from the democratic national convention last night why president obama should be re-elected. >> -- barack obama to be the next president of the united states and i proudly -- >> -- delegates that president obama needed four more years to continue repairing the economy. coming up more highlights from president clinton and the big conclusion set for tonight. >>> twitter is reporting a record number of tweets from the two political conventions. during the 2008 there was a total of 360,000 tweets. so far this year twitter is close to 9 million tweets for the two conventions combined. there are also more google searches and blogs about the conventions being recorded. >> wow. >> that is how people communicate now. >> it is. 5:07. tara is back to get you to where you need to go. another brush fire. >> yeah, we had one earlier there earlier in oakland and now there is a brush fire on 80 eastbound near the carquinez bridge so it is a developing situation. we will keep you posted. >>> the east shore freeway 80 westbound those headlights seems like traffic is moving along nicel
election 2012 news president obama leaves charlotte, north carolina today after last nights big speech at the democratic national convention and he heads to the battleground states of new hampshire and iowa. he's hoping last night's speech will give him a boost in the polls. now the president formerly accepted the democratic nomination for president in front of more than 20,000 screaming convention delegates. some political analysts say his speech was a rousing one but they say more importantly it was forward looking. the president touched on many issues including the war on terror, medicare, alternative energy, and middle class tax cuts. >> america, i never said this journey would be easy and i won't promise that now. yes, our path is harder, but it leads to a better place. yes our road is longer but we travel it together. >> the president's new goals include recruiting 100,000 math and science teachers, cutting tuition increases in half and reducing the deficit by $4 trillion in the next decade. and the republican challenger mitt romney was not ready for the pressures of the white ho
, president obama will address the united nations and iran will be a major focus. coming up for you at 5:15, what the president is expected to say. >>> congresswoman man bash ra -- bash ra lee -- barbara lee will host a gathering to tow laws -- introduce laws that would make voters show id to vote. the event will be held at 11:00 a.m. in oakland. >>> a bill signed by the governor will allow salve salves to register to vote on election day. -- californias to register to vote on election day. >>> the time is 5:08. how is the east shore doing? >> doing well, dave and pam. we up to a decent start and hoping it will stay quiet. we can hope anyway. westbound 80 traffic moving well. the morning travels looks good at the toll plaza and we usually get a crowd at 6:15. so if you want to upp ahead of that -- jump ahead of that, get on over here soon. northbound 280 traffic looks good. eighty-five, that has some crowding, but not so bad yet. back to steve. >> thank you. cooler yesterday. probably the coolest day of the week. the coast and bay will have to wait until thursday to warm up. morning fog
yesterday. it ended with a highly anticipated speech. michelle obama took the stage to huge applause and cheers. coming up for you at 5:15 we will take you live to charlotte, north carolina. we will bring you more reaction to her speech and also tell you who will step on to the big stage today. >>> also this morning u.n. secretary-general bon has called on them to end the attacks there. at least 23,000 people have been killed there. today at least 75 people were killed there, including 23 children. on top of that there is a refugee crisis, more than 230,000 people have fled syria, seeking refuge in neighboring countries. >> happening now firefighters in caloosa county are working to contain two wildfires burning east of clear lake. they started before 4:00 yesterday afternoon off highway 16 in the rumsy canyon area, it is closed. take a look at the mach, map, from there to there. the fires have burned 1200 acres, so just only 10% contained at this point. >>> a third fire burning near road 27 in yellow county is 90% contained. >>> firefighters also making progress on that wildfire b
:09. new attack ads by mitt romney against president obama. what the republican presidential candidate is saying now and what it has to do with china. >>> arnold schwarzeneggers auto biography is being released soon. he is explaning everything. >>> good morning, westbound highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade you'll see traffic moving well. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. election 2012. mitt romney's new campaign ad says president obama is afraid to stand up to china. >> fewer americans are working today than when president obama took office. it doesn't have to be this way if obama would stand up to china. >> the ad goes on to say that president allows china to steal american ideas. it also criticizes president obama as weak when it
their actions. >> what mitt romney is now saying about the attacks and protests and how president barack obama is responding. >>> back here in the bay area in overnight news, a man has been taken to the hospital after losing control of his car and slamming it into the backyard of a home in fremont. >>> it happened at 10:00 on robin street. emergency responders say he hit a tree and light pole and had to be cut out of that car. it is something but the city refuses to put up a guardrail. >> you can see what happened here in the new sections and they will not put up any guardrail at all. >> fortunately nobody in the home was injured. the car came to rest besides the homeowner's pool but it did leak debris and oil into the pool. >>> richmond police believe a man was killed in a botched carjacking. spots were fired in ohio around midnight. the body was found near 17th street. it was that of a man who was driving off and got shot after an attempted carjacking on carlson and ohio. >>> and we have new details about the man who killed chp officer kenyon youngster. he just started a job. he was driving
. >> in just a few minutes, president barack obama and first lady michelle obama will observe a moment of silence at the white house. we will be pausing to remember the moment the first plane crashed into the world trade center and in just a few moments we will take you to the lawn for that first moment of silence. >> let's go back over to sal for a look at your traffic, good morning, sal. >>> right now we are starting off the morning well, 80 westbound is certainly getting more crowded as you drive off and meetingerring lights are not on and they are moving onto the toll plaza and on to the bridge which is crowded already. there is an injury crash on the shoulder which could be causing problems through the pleasanton area and after that a drive through valley -- through the valley looks good >> >> if you want cooler weather go west, fog is increasing and it is a little guy low setting up more fog and breezy, about the same tomorrow, but it looks like warmer weather starts on friday into saturday. tropical clouds continue to stay east and south of us, it does not look like anything is
of context, plus president barack obama is responding. complete bay area coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to a brand-new day, it is september 19th, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. just to let the summer go -- well. >> well it's not done yet. pam i don't want to say it is a 3 dog night, there are some cool readings out there and yesterday's highs were close, 60s and 70s and a few 80s, here is sal. >>> traffic looks good heading out to the high-rise and to the peninsular and looking at the 101 and 580, that traffic looks good. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> breaking news out of san jose where reports of firefighters are pulling people out of a burning building on the court. it is a two story building on fire and it was reported 4:30 this morning. we have a news crew on the way and we have a live report coming up, sal is also keeping an eye on that fire as well. >>> and breaking news, the driver has led police across interstate 880 in solano county. the sheriff's deputy was involved in a collision with a big-rig
showing president barack obama improving over mitt romney nationwide. however polls show mitt romney has a substantial lead over president barack obama among one particular group of voters. we will take you live for the washington d.c. bureau. >>> the push for high speed rail service will clear a very important hurdle. local lawmakers will enforce a $40 million grant cal train. it is -- grant for cal train. environmentists say they are switching to electric power and it will reduce emissions by 14 percent. >> let's check in on the morning commute, how is it looking sal? >>> it looks good if you are driving out to the freeway 880 westbound, although it is getting more crowded by the minute. usually it happens in vallejo, that kind of thing. the bay bridge toll plaza, this traffic is moving a long nicely as you drive up to the bay bridge toll plaza, no major delays and no construction delays either. >> that traffic looks good getting to highway 17 and that is in nice shape to los gatos, thank you steve. >>> we have some thick fog and there is a lot of fog on the coast, still a westerly bre
burmese community. >>> the tour included meeting president obama. >>> the post office will default on billions of dollars on a health care fund for future retirees. this is the second postal service default in two months, but the default is said to not impact daily post office operations and employees will still be paid. in just a few hours, a groundbreaking ceremony to extend bart to san jose. the focus will be on work to fremont. the project includes widening mission boulevard and enhancing the area for pedestrians. two bart bridges will be installed. work is due to be finished in 2015. >> all right. time now, 5:06. sal is back. did you make sure all the drivers had their morning coffee before they hit the road? >> just like i said yesterday, every day is national coffee day. yesterday was really national coffee day. >> get your coffee. i think things are doing pretty well if you're driving out there pretty soon, i think you're going to like what you see, but there's a little bit of fog. you may want to leave the house a few minutes early. the fog is getting better. as we've been
for debates next month with president obama. he will arrive today at a secluded estate in vermont and take part in mock debates with rob portman playing the part of president obama. the first debate set for october 3rd in denver. there will be three debates next month. >> still a lot of cleaning up to do nearly a week after isaac rav and the gulf coast. low-lying areas remain underwater, flooding forced thousands to leave after isaac made landfall tuesday night. more than 100,000 customers are without power, for many evacuees the damage is overwhelming. >> i don't know what to expect. >> we never thought it would be this bad but like i said what can you do. >> about 2800 louisiana residents remain in shelters as crews pump water out of their neighborhoods, the only way through their neighborhoods is by military vehicle or air boat, early damage estimates suggest isaac could cost as much as 1.5 billion. >>> it has been almost two years since the pipeline explosion in san bruno, and this morning victims will relive the events. the mayor will join victims near the site of the explosion and gi
that threat could be linked to a bigger problem at schools. >>> the reason republicans are accusing the obama administration of a cover up. >>> good morning, highway 4 traffic already busy especially in antioch. we'll tell you more about the morning commute. [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts! who are these guys? oh, that's just my buds. bacon, donuts. -my taste buds. -[ taste buds ] waffles. how about we try this new kind of fiber one cereal? you think you're going to slip some fiber by us? rookie. okay. ♪ nutty clusters and almonds, ♪ ♪ almonds. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. with 43% daily value of fiber for you. crunchy nutty clusters and real almond slices for your taste buds. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time is 5:12. mitt romney is accusing president obama of not coming clean with the details of the deadly attack in libya. >> i think they want to do their very best to keep the people of america from understanding exactly what happened. >> romney's running mate paul ryan
what happened inside a 7-eleven. >>> and president obama scores a victory in the race for the white house. what democrats were able to do that they haven't done in the last four months. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us. it is monday, september 10th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, we first go to steve paulson who knows about the weather. >> pam, you need to check your e-mail it's purple today. >> i know. i'm sorry i missed that. >> missed that one. [ laughter ] well, it's early. we do have a cool down on the weekend. especially on sunday. it looks like we'll reverse that a little bit. there is still fog on the coast. temperature there is don't change too much. 60s and 70s around the bay. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. this is a look at interstate 880. it looks like they picked up the road work here on 880 northbound passing the coliseum. traffic is good. they will have a busy day there today. it is 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> thank you. we have new developments this morn
question as they push for president barack obama's reelection, good morning san from. >>> didn't democrats are warming up darks and several performers will be warming up and then party democrats will be getting down to business. democrats are gearing up for their convention. it officially starts tuesday but the president spent the weekend previewing his message. >> on thursday night i believe i will offer you a better path forward, a path that will create more jobs and strengthen the middle class and you get the choose. >> reporter: mitt romney wants them to officially not name this -- nominate him for president. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> and it is better than it was when president barack obama was elected. >> without a change in leadership why would the last four years be different than any other years. >> a foreign policy with he cancos of the cold war and policies that brought us the great recession. >> now the president will be continuing his road to charlotte, and today he will be in ohio and he will tour the devastation left by hurricane isaac
the latest on a british report that the obama administration has been denying. >>> new video of a strip mall fire in antioch. investigators say an arsonist may be responsible for this. it happened on l street and sycamore drive at 10:45 last night. firefighters think someone set a rooftrees behind the stores on fire. the fire spread to one of the stores. no one was hurt. no arrests have been made. firefighters are also investigating another fire that happened about a block away. >>> we also have new information on a fire that has forced classes to be canceled at a school in menlo park. ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is at beachwood elementary with more on what investigators discovered about the building. >> reporter: pam, the menlo park fire chief says the building that burnt down yesterday didn't have a monitored fire alarm system or sprinkler system in place. you can see this morning the administration building is just a pile of burnt stuff. now the fire here at beachwood elementary or i should say beachwood school started before 4:00 a.m. yesterday and took more than three hours
. >>> we have still developing news from overseas. president obama has confirmed the deaths of four americans in libya including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. here's his picture. he is a bay area native. he was killed while trying to escape a violent protest. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau. alison. >> reporter: dave, president obama calls chris stevens a courageous and exemplary representative of the united states. as you mentioned he grew up in the bay area and graduated from uc berkeley. steven and three others were killed in a rocket attack on the american consulate. their deaths came as protestors angry about an online film that is offensive to islam attacked u.s. compounds in libya and egypt. pictures from the scene are on cnn this morning and one analyst says he believes the killings are part of a plot against the u.s.. >> they not only attack the embassy but they have someone laying in wait to attack the ambassadors car. it's more than just a crowd going after attacking about a film. >> reporter: of course there are a lot of unanswered questions this
president barack obama's motorcade was not at fault. he was there escorting president barack obama when a truck hit him. the driver slammed on the breaks but could not avoid the crash. a separate homicide investigation is still underway and charges against the driver are still possible. >>> in election 2012 coverage, they are targeting latino voters. allison burns is live in our washington d.c. room, his newest attempt to explain the videotape which doing the campaign. allison? >> reporter: they are participating in a forum with spanish language television station univision. at the university in miami, the first question was about his comments disparaging those who doesn't pay income taxes, instead he cares about everybody. >> well, first of all this is a campaign about the 100% and over the last few years, we have seen greater diversity and in the last campaign you have seen us pull apart. >> president barack obama will speak at the univision forum today and meanwhile democrats say, that mitt romney video is destroying his campaign. >> we have a long line of people who are still runnin
they will vote for obama no matter what. >> they believe they are victims and they believe the government has a responsibility to care for them... >> reporter: he is talking about obama's moment caught on camera and paul ryan repeated it yesterday. >> i remember one time when he said people like us like to cling to their guns and religion. >> now mitt romney called a news conference to try to diffuse controversy about his comments but he actually made things worse. i will have more on my neck update, reporting live allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well some great white sharks were seen last weekend in monterey bay. in fact a woman saw a great white shark that was 20 feet long near the mouth of the river. it was less than 200 yards from shore. they also photographed great white sharks on friday and saturday swimming near sea cliff. an estimated 20 great white sharks are in the waters along the central coast. >>> new information about a young couple found dead in a motel room in newark. police have not released their identities but family members confirmed one of the members was p
,000 a person which begins at 4:45 this afternoon. in a couple weeks president obama will return here to the bay area for a san francisco concert and rally fundraiser. according to bay area news group that october 8th event will be held at the bill graham civic auditorium. tickets range between $100 and $7500. congress meantime preparing to take a recess until after the november election. but first they got big issues to resolve. soming up at 5:15 we will take you live to washington, d.c.. we will tell you why this could be a very long weekend for members of congress. >>> if all goes as planned, the endeavour space shuttle will fly over the bay area around 9:30 this morning. it arrived at edwards' air force base on the back of a 7:47 before endeavour retired to a los angeles museum it is scheduled to pass over the state capitol and here to the bay area. to prevent any traffic problems in the air the faa will restrict air space over sacramento and los angeles today between 9:30 and 11:30 air space is restricted below 5,000 feet in a 25-mile radius around san francisco. next month endeavour will t
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